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Alabama Mills WWII Memorial in front of Tallapoosa County Courthouse. image, Touch for more information
By Mark Hilton, June 7, 2016
Alabama Mills WWII Memorial in front of Tallapoosa County Courthouse.
Alabama (Tallapoosa County), Dadeville — Alabama Mills WWII Memorial
In honor of those who served so gallantly in World War II, 1941 — 1945 and in memory of the following who made the supreme sacrifice Monroe Newman • G.W. HendersonMap (db m95134) WM
Alabama (Tallapoosa County), Dadeville — Battle Of Horseshoe Bend — One hundredth anniversary — 1814 - 1914
This tablet is placed by Tallapoosa County in commemoration of the one hundredth anniversary of the Battle Of Horseshoe Bend, fought within its limits on March 27, 1814. There the Creek Indians, led by Menawa and other chiefs, . . . — Map (db m28751) HM
Alabama (Tallapoosa County), Dadeville — First Baptist Church — 1838
Dadeville First Baptist Church was organized on December 1, 1838. The initial congregation of nine community members. banding together to serve Christ, met first in a home and then in the Masonic Lodge. The first sanctuary, built in 1854 on . . . — Map (db m95106) HM
Alabama (Tallapoosa County), Dadeville — Fletcher Napoleon Farrington, Sr. — 1902 - 1968 — County Agent and Civic Leader
Fletcher Farrington, after graduating from the Alabama Polytechnic Institute (now Auburn University), came to Tallapoosa County as a county agent for the Agricultural Extension Service in 1932. Concluding that soil erosion was the local farmers . . . — Map (db m95105) HM
Alabama (Tallapoosa County), Dadeville — Grafenberg Medical Institute — 1852 - 1861
Alabama’s first medical school. Trained physicians who rendered great service to the State and Confederacy. Closed by war and death of its founder, Philip M. Shepard, M.D. — Map (db m28741) HM
Alabama (Tallapoosa County), Dadeville — Horseshoe Bend Battle Ground — 12 Miles North
There on March 27, 1814 General Andrew Jackson commanding U. S. forces and friendly Indians, broke the power of the Creek Confederacy. — Map (db m39812) HM
Alabama (Tallapoosa County), Dadeville — Johnson J. Hooper — 1815 - 1861
Author, Editor, Lawyer Secretary of Congress, C.S.A. As a writer he created Captain Simon Suggs of the Tallapoosa Volunteers, fictional character whose humorous, rascally escapades of pioneer days in Alabama became world famous. — Map (db m28745) HM
Alabama (Tallapoosa County), Dadeville — Tallapoosa County Korean & Vietnam War Memorial
Honor Roll In loving memory of the men of Tallapoosa County who made the supreme sacrifice. "Korean Conflict" 25 June 1950 to 31 January 1955 Betts, Charles Jr. Brooks, Jimmy Bryant, Morris N. Buckner, Ernest B. . . . — Map (db m68063) WM
Alabama (Tallapoosa County), Dadeville — Tallapoosa County Peace Officers
Tallapoosa County Honors its Peace Officers who gave their lives in the line of duty Larry Neal Stone Camp Hill PD December 20, 1968 Roland Hicks, Jr. Camp Hill PD August 10, 1969 Clarence Martin . . . — Map (db m95078) HM
Alabama (Tallapoosa County), Dadeville — Tallapoosa County World War I Memorial
To the memory of the men of Tallapoosa County Alabama who gave their lives in the World War Sanford E. Adams Henry Lorenza Dabbs Paul H. Harris Amos D. Howle Handley Mask Clarence E. Newell Allen Plant Harmie E. Stevens . . . — Map (db m68068) WM
Alabama (Tallapoosa County), Dadeville — Tallapoosa County World War II Memorial
Tallapoosa County honors its sons who gave their lives in World War II Sacrifice • Courage Jack N. Adams • Charles W. Allen • Phillip H. Avery • James F. Baker • William C. Baxter • Austin Belyeu • Lois Blankenship • Eddie . . . — Map (db m68162) WM

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